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Tuesday, March 23, 2010

Happy Saint Math Trick's Day

This problem is inspired by this comic.

Prove that the trick in the comic always works. In other words, if $p$ is a prime number greater than 3, prove that $p^2 + 14 \equiv 3 \mod 12$

Solution: http://dharmath.blogspot.com/2010/03/solution-happy-saint-math-tricks-day.html

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